Manufacturing Engineer with 3+yrs experience working in a highly regulated high-volume manufacturing environment, required for 23mth contract with medical devices multinational in Galway


  • Manage a variable workload to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as yield, throughput and productivity
  • Support manufacturing as the Manufacturing Engineer providing line support for technical issues
  • Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems
  • Improve manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors
  • Responsible for managing the overall equipment performance (OEE) through the appropriate use of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques
  • Investigate new process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction
  • Prepare product and process reports / presentations by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Implement equipment maintenance procedures for critical equipment
  • Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements
  • Work as part of production support team to drive product and process improvements/developments
  • Update Manufacturing procedures, specs as required through ECO process
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled


  • Engineering Level 8 Degree, or equivalent qualification
  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing/Minitab/Solidworks/AutoCAD
  • Must have experience from a highly regulated environment – such as Medical Devices, Automotive, Aerospace
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills

Please contact Emer Smith to discuss in confidence


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